counterimage

noun
coun·​ter·​im·​age | \ ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈi-mij How to pronounce counterimage (audio) \
variants: or counter-image
plural counterimages or counter-images

Definition of counterimage

: an image that contradicts or is compared or contrasted with another image … providing movie audiences with a counter-image to most of what Hollywood had said about African American women.— Donald Bogle

First Known Use of counterimage

1848, in the meaning defined above

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“Counterimage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterimage. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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